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Knowledge of something in advance of its occurrence, especially by extrasensory perception; clairvoyance.
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[C17: from Late Latin praecognitiō foreknowledge, from praecognoscere to foresee, from prae before + cognoscere to know, ascertain]
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pre•cog•ni•tion(ˌpri kɒgˈnɪʃ ən)
knowledge of a future event or situation, esp. through extrasensory means.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
pre•cog′ni•tive (-ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv) adj.
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1. A form of clairvoyance which in this case is an inner paranormal knowledge of the future.
2. The ability to predict the future using extrasensory perception.
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precognition[ˌpriːkɒgˈnɪʃən] N → precognición f
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